Dorothy Dehner, American, 1901 - 1994



Color etching and aquatint on laid paper


Plate: 2 1/16 × 7 15/16 in. (5.2 × 20.1 cm)

Sheet: 4 7/16 × 10 in. (11.2 × 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Claire and Richard Morse 1953 Fund and the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Ancestors 6/26; signed, in graphite, lower right: Dorothy Dehner '54; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: 3 Pictures - 4 mats - 14 x 19 horizontal

Exhibition History

Abstraction at Mid-Century: Major Works from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-June 3, 2001.

Cubism and It's Aftershocks, Citrin Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 2019-February 17, 2020

Publication History

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.177, no.161.


Charles M. Young Fine Prints & Drawings, Portland, Connecticut; sold to present collection, 1993.

Catalogue Raisonne

Teller 17

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